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Has the international community failed Haiti?

August 6, 2015
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Has the international community failed Haiti?

Owen Bennett-Jones. BBC Since its shattering earthquake five years ago Haiti has received billions of dollars of foreign aid. But for all the international largesse the country remains impoverished and ill-governed and many believe this weekend’s delayed elections – like so many other election days in Haiti – will be marred by politically-motivated violence....
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Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, the Caribbean Festival of Arts, August 21 – 30, 2015

August 6, 2015
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Haiti will host the 12th edition of CARIFESTA, the Caribbean Festival of Arts, August 21 – 30, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972. As a result, it has become a major multicultural and international event that increasingly attracts countries from other continents. The Caribbean is...
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Five years after the American Red Cross efforts to rebuild Haiti

August 6, 2015
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Five years after the American Red Cross efforts to rebuild Haiti

Tech.MIT.edu By Claire Lazar OPINION EDITOR August 6, 2015 Summer investigation raises doubts about post-earthquake relief Following the January 2010 earthquake that killed over 200,000 Haitians and left more than a million homeless, donations flooded in from governments, financial institutions, and individuals around the world. U.S. households donated a total of more than $1.4...
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Upcoming elections in Haiti have politicians courting the ‘King of Rabòday’

August 6, 2015
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Upcoming elections in Haiti have politicians courting the ‘King of Rabòday’

Freshla stands in front of a mural he commissioned in Delmas 5, Haiti. Credit:Susana Ferreira There’s a musician in Haiti who’s making a bit of history. His name is Freshla (real name Donald Joseph) and he’s one of the most popular producers and musicians in Haiti right now. This story is based on a...
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Avis d’élections / Elections Advisory

August 6, 2015
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Avis d’élections / Elections Advisory

Cher Canadien, Vous recevez ce message puisque vous vous êtes inscrits auprès du gouvernement du Canada à l’aide du système d’inscription des Canadiens à l’étranger. Nous vous saurions gré de bien vouloir faire part de l’information suivante à tous les citoyens canadiens se trouvant dans votre région. Le 1er tour des élections législatives (2/3...
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FAIT ACCOMPLI – MARTELLY COUP D’ETAT BY BALLOT BOX IN FINAL STAGES

August 6, 2015
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FAIT ACCOMPLI – MARTELLY COUP D’ETAT BY BALLOT BOX IN FINAL STAGES

August 6, 2015 For elections to be a success we need Confidence. Instead, we have Confusion. Each political party, or candidate  is authorized to place an observer at each voting site.  Lavalas and Fusion had their appointed representatives go to their appointed locations, only to find that they had been replaced by someone else...
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Chelsea Clinton Meets Moringa Farmers in Haiti

August 6, 2015
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Chelsea Clinton Meets Moringa Farmers in Haiti

Chelsea Clinton in Haiti last week with two women farmers, Mercillie Romeus (left) and Marie Dorcelus (right), who are leaders in introducing moringa trees (such as the sapling they are holding) as a new export crop there. Photo credit: Sebastian Petion / Smallholder Farmers Alliance. Who would have thought the leaves of one very...
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Haiti President Michel Martelly embroiled in sexism row- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 6, 2015
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Haiti President Michel Martelly embroiled in sexism row- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BBC Three officials in Haiti’s governing coalition announced their resignation on Wednesday in protest at a remark President Michel Martelly made at a campaign rally last week. The remark was directed at a woman in the audience who had criticised Mr Martelly and his administration. According to Haitian media, Mr Martelly told her to...
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Haiti heads towards election day, but few seem to care

August 6, 2015
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Haiti heads towards election day, but few seem to care

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – After nearly four years of delays, legislative elections will take place Sunday in Haiti, but voters hardly seem to care. Portraits of candidates and posters in their party colors have finally invaded the public space. But, in front of an electrical pole plastered with photos of various candidates for Haiti’s Senate...
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